Scientific work of the Department of Philosophy of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University staff is associated with the writing of monographs, publications, participation in conferences of various levels (from international to regional and university ones), their organization and conducting. Representatives of the Department give reviews and comments on scientific work of Ukrainian philosophers.
Professors and Associate Professors carry out academic supervision of doctoral and PhD theses by doctoral and postgraduate students. They are involved in the implementation of the research project of the Department and are the members of editorial boards of academic periodicals.
Since 2002 specialized academic council K 11 051.06 for the defense of PhD theses in 09.00.01 — “Social Philosophy and Philosophy of History” has been working on the basis of the Department. At present, about 60 theses on topical issues of Social Philosophy were successfully defended before the Council.